GOLD Learning Speakers


Kay Hoover, MEd, IBCLC, RLC, FILCA

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2016, GOLD Alumni 2017
  • Country: USA

For over 30 years, Kay Hoover has been assisting breastfeeding mothers and their babies in a variety of settings and capacities. She began working as a lactation consultant in private practice in 1985. She has also worked in hospital settings, not only as a provider of lactation services to postpartum mothers and their babies, but also as a trainer and educator for hospital nurses. In addition to her work with hospital staff, she has educated maternal and child health workers through her job with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, taught prenatal breastfeeding classes to pregnant families in various settings and college courses at The Pennsylvania State University. Most recently she designed and taught a Lactation Consultant Training program for aspiring lactation consultants. Kay has authored several articles and book chapters, and she co-authored The Breastfeeding Atlas. Kay has lectured widely, at both national and international conferences. She also served on the board of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners for six years. She and her husband, Charlie, are the parents of three breastfed sons and have three breastfed grandsons.

CE Library Presentation(s) Available Online:
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When there is no research to back practices: Being life-long learners
Covers the variety of experts who can help with unusual problems, using the knowledge we have to make reasonable suggestions, taking photographs and video to help our understanding, learning from our clinical experiences, and publishing our observations.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 26  |  Hours / CE Credits: 24.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories:
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Advanced Breastfeeding Case Reports
Advanced Breastfeeding Case Reports will cover 4 unusual situations in a format that will allow you to use your skills to discover the ultimate outcome. One part of the excitement of our field is being detectives. These 4 cases will challenge your detective skills.
Accreditation, Main Category, Product Type
Presentations: 3  |  Hours / CE Credits: 3  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation